Vintage floral art from Horto Van Houtteano. Features a beautiful Egyptian Lotus flower or water lily (Nelumbium speciosum). The Egyptian Lotus flower is often shown in Egyptian art in connection with party scenes, dancing and magical rites. In modern culture, Egyptian lotus flowers are used to make Egyptian lotus tea, wine and martinis. Recent studies have shown it has mild psycho-active properties.
This is a fine art print of a lithograph made in the 1850s by Louis van Houtte.